BAGHDAD, April 8 (KUNA) -- Seven Iraqis were killed including five
children, and 11 others were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED)
detonated in Diyala province on Tuesday targeting a passenger bus at Balad
ruz, 60 kilometers north of Baquba, a security source said.
"An improvised explosive device exploded as the bus was passing in
Al-Dahlakiyah district off Balad ruz town," Major General Abul-Kareem
Al-Rubaie said in remarks to KUNA.
The explosion killed seven passengers including two women and five children
and 11 others were injured, the source added.
Meanwhile, 18 people at least were injured as a couple explosive devices
went off in Tuz Khurmatu public market, southern Kirkuk, north of Iraq.
Police sources told KUNA the explosion wounded 18 Iraqis and damaged nearby
In a related development, three Iraqis were wounded in a similar attack in
the industrial area, located in western Mosul.(end)
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